Analysis

Dare’s Grace Surguy picks her Desert Island (influencer) Ads

Grace Surguy is senior project manager at Dare, a digital creative agency and part of Inside Ideas Group. Desert Island Ads No longer twiddlies you endure at the cinema, ads are more than just scenery for the main event. They’re ...

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Roy Jeans: why the Cairncross Review into news media is a failure of intent and resolution

Christophe Guilluy’s recently published English-language version of “Twilight of the Elites” focuses on nascent tensions between France’s metropolitan ruling class and the disenfranchised people who live in the countryside outside of France’s “citadels” of power and economic influence. Originally published ...

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Buying is a political act, claims Havas Meaningful Brands

Havas started its Meaningful Brands report in 2008, and every two years, it tells us that the consumers of the world care even less about brands than they did the last time they were asked. The 2019 survey finds that ...

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Rob Kavanagh of Oliver picks his Desert Island Ads

Starting his creative career two decades ago at Ogilvy & Mather in New Zealand, Rob moved to London in 2002, working for AIS London, Proximity London, Partners Andrews Aldridge and more. Since becoming Oliver ECD last year, he has worked ...

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Paul Simons: Lee Clow taught me ‘less is more’ at TBWA

Lee Clow has decided to hang up his boots after a very long and distinguished career. I met him at the TBWA/Chiat Day building in LA, out of town on the airport road. We had only recently completed the merger ...

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Gender discrimination: JWT knows when it’s been Tango’d

J Walter Thompson is facing an employment tribunal from a group of straight, white, middle-aged men who claim that they were victims of a diversity drive. According to Campaign, one of them turns out to be Chas Bayfield, who was ...

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Josko Grljevic of Talon Outdoor: transforming OOH – an “outsider’s” perspective

Talon Outdoor’s chief transformation officer Josko Grljevic explains the 2019 roadmap for technology and automation in Out of Home advertising. Since taking on the newly-created and in vogue role for developing companies – that of chief transformation officer at Talon ...

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